steel-and-concrete love



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  • A containment structure is a steel-and-concrete structure which surrounds the nuclear reactor and prevents an accidental release of radiation.

    Task Force Urges Haste on Nuclear-Safety Measures

  • Such a leak in the steel-and-concrete containment vessel that houses the nuclear core of a reactor posed the biggest threat of a "major radiological event" yet in the crisis, said Anthony Pietrangelo of the Nuclear Energy Institute, an industry organization in Washington, D.C.The Dai-ichi plant had automatically stopped its three operating reactors when the earthquake hit Friday, but the tsunami knocked out cooling of the plant's still-hot nuclear fuel rods.

    Radiation halts work at Japanese nuclear plant

  • Instead of steel-and-concrete, they're recommending "soft infrastructure" - flexible ecological systems like wetlands, oyster beds and barrier islands, as well as water retention, wastewater recycling and water efficiency.

    Kenny Ausubel: The Revolution Has Begun - "The Shift Hits the Fan"

  • Lawyer Steve Krigbaum's steel-and-concrete minimalist home north of Palm Beach, Fla., serves as a backdrop for his hobby.

    A Water Skier's Retreat

  • In 11 weeks, the newest version of the Polo Grounds was a great steel-and-concrete monument to the game.

    Gotham Baseball Rose From the Ashes

  • He watched enviously as hulking steel-and-concrete structures went up in Philadelphia, Chicago, and Pittsburgh.

    Gotham Baseball Rose From the Ashes

  • They made sure that the home of the New York Giants—in all of its wooden, burning, charred or steel-and-concrete forms—would only ever be called the Polo Grounds.

    Gotham Baseball Rose From the Ashes

  • Sayeg was managing a clothes shop in 2005 when she was struck by the ugliness of its steel-and-concrete surroundings.

    The graffiti knitting epidemic

  • See, look: The essence is the Legend of Nine-Eleven Op made up the al-Qaeda part and the bit about fanatical religious hijacking terrorizers, (nevermind for a second making up the part about gravity explodes steel-and-concrete buildings).

    Plan to close Gitmo gets less (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • In May, BP tried to drop a four-story, 100-ton steel-and-concrete box on the leak, but abandoned it when it was encased by ice-like crystals.

    New Cap On Gulf Oil Leak: BP 'Pleased' But No Promises


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